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Primary And Secondary Schools

Volume 981: debated on Wednesday 19 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many primary and secondary schools there are in Northern Ireland; what is the total school population for each group; and what is the ratio of both primary and secondary schools to the school population.

Provisional figures for January 1979 are as follows:

Primary Schools
Ratio of schools to pupils equals1 to 188
Secondary Schools
Ratio of schools to pupils equals1 to 626
1 Includes nursery classes in primary schools.
2 Includes preparatory departments of grammar schools.